Creatures & animals

The Silence SFX makeup tutorial (Dr. Who)

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Silence shall fall when the question is asked

In this episode we take on a character that you helped us choose. Namely The Silence. As one of the creepier monsters in the popular television series Dr. Who, The Silence turns out to be a religious society rather than just a species. Our approach to the look is a classic latex paste and flour solution for the sculpting of the face. For the hands however it’s a different story as we decided to use disposable gloves as a base, making it possible to actually re-use the hands whenever you need to dress up as the Silence.

On top of e the gloves we build layers of aluminium foil and tissue paper, along with liquid latex. When it has set and dried we simply paint and shade the hands and they are good to go.

As for the head we are using a bald cap along with the diy monster prosthetic and match up the colours when the mask is in place. Make sure you cut holsed for breathing before you apply the mask.

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Comments

  1. AyeItsMe

    1 week ago

    when I first saw Macs face I was like "He is so beautiful.... better then elli... "
  2. Gracey Killjoy

    2 weeks ago

    what happened to the cosplay channel yall were talking about?
  3. Kenzie Fincher

    2 weeks ago

    do you think you could make a video, or respond to me, about what basic products would be best for sfx gore makeup? i'm really looking to get into t but not sure what products i should invest in.
  4. Grace Hodson

    3 weeks ago

    I always thought it'd be funny if someone walked in on a bunch 9f silence hanging from the ceiling and then someone asks them how they're doing and then they all fall. Because silence will fall when the question is asked. No.... not funny. Nevermind.
  5. Priyanka Kulkarni

    3 weeks ago

    Anytime after 11 am IST!
  6. Skeletøn Clique

    3 weeks ago

    THIS IS AWESOME, THANKS!!!
  7. shyguygummybear

    1 month ago

    i cant look away from how brilliant this is also i might forget
  8. yo it's yo-yo diys

    1 month ago

    from the new movie
  9. yo it's yo-yo diys

    1 month ago

    can u do a power Rangers makeup tutorial plz
  10. Katie Shockey

    1 month ago

    I love this sooooo much
  11. Samuel Fannin

    1 month ago

    You spelled it wrong
  12. XxXDragaonXxX

    1 month ago

    I'm not even kidding I watched this 3 times and for the life of me I keep forgetting how you made the mask!!! no joke!!!
  13. Gavin Baker

    2 months ago

    Omg I love doctor who!!!! You have got to do the Weeping Angels!!!
  14. Rileysgalaxy

    2 months ago

    ABHHHH DOCTOR WHO YES MATE
  15. Marjorie Gidwitz

    2 months ago

    Please do the gentlemen from Buffy the vampire slayer! They're terrifying and they float!!
  16. EndDragon 372

    2 months ago

    PLEASE do hologhast tutorial from Mrs perigrimes home for peculiar children also awesome video love the channel
  17. Raph Cosplay

    2 months ago

    Please please!! Do A creepypasta sfx makeup!!! 😭❤
  18. ania ealey

    2 months ago

    yall should do "the hill have eyes" one of them guys or the movie "wrong turn" mask I love them
  19. Marc Mediapro

    2 months ago

    its a great way to make a mask , i learned it from u guys , if i can say 2 little tips , i do the mix very well so it comes softer, so keep mixing and blend it ! , then after shaping it and drys out i do 2 more layers of liquid latex - with that it turns out more like a skin ! (unless u going for harder skin) keep on guys
  20. xxpertjay freshboy

    2 months ago

    do a werewolf from the show teenwolf that will be so awsome
  21. Leonie Bezi

    2 months ago

    How much Liquid Latex do you need for a "Mask" like this?🙈🙈You do cool Stuff😍❤ellimacs sfx makeup
  22. liv

    2 months ago

    SHES WORKING WITH ILLWILLEDFX!?!?!?!?! OMG TATE IS MY ALL TIME FAVORITE MAKEUP ARTIST!!!!!!!!!! XO XO XO XO
  23. Cheyanne Martinez

    2 months ago

    do jeepers creepers
    • Samuel Neuin

      2 months ago

      Cheyanne Martinez Yes, the creeper would be incredible
  24. Michaela Han

    2 months ago

    4 a live stream i would watch at 4:00
  25. Mbele Mbamba

    2 months ago

    Hey Elli Could you show us how to become a blackwhite cartoon character, which looks realistic? Thanks^^
  26. camrynherr

    2 months ago

    I have a youtube channel called Beauty Scars & Latex with my friend Rylee and we love you guys! But we can't figure out how to make the latex paste. What brands are you using? Our always turns into a rubber ball
    • Viliam SFX

      2 months ago

      Maybe you are using a lot of flour or maybe bad kind of flour
  27. Gretchen S

    2 months ago

    Gorgeous video!!! 😍😍 Could you do a gargoyle tutorial sometime soon? Lots of love from Germany 😘
  28. Josue Aguilar

    2 months ago

    try to do the monster from resident evil 7 monster i thinks its called moist monster
  29. Craig farmer

    2 months ago

    I'm not a fan of Doctor who but I loved this
  30. Senad Fetic

    2 months ago

    Love this & every of your creations! p.s. About the live stream please around 15:00 h (CET) 💞💞💞
  31. Lia Curran

    2 months ago

    epic
  32. Oakley Gardner

    2 months ago

    Please do 011 from stranger things
  33. Shady LampShade

    2 months ago

    What was I doing?
  34. Holo Sohma

    2 months ago

    slender man
  35. Pascaline Souillé

    2 months ago

    but why did you film a video about nothing ? i don't understand... but i subscribed i don't why either
  36. Laetisha marie

    2 months ago

    Okay seriously, does any body else think this video is super boring? I've watched it multiple times and i still can't remember what its about
  37. Queenaussie

    2 months ago

    You have no idea how long I've been waiting for someone to do this
  38. littlesweetiejenkins

    2 months ago

    I like his face
  39. x kryptongirlx

    2 months ago

    please someday can you do a Killer Frost make up tutorial ?
  40. Mal Monster

    2 months ago

    MORE DR WHO STUFF
  41. Fabienne Jansen

    2 months ago

    Really great video😇 mabye you could make a video to Masters of Horror - imprint and you can chose between 3 different make ups🤔💗
  42. Júlia vitoria

    2 months ago

    Slenderman love Awww amigo gosto
  43. Bro times

    2 months ago

    can you make a ghost rider from teen wolf
  44. lolsquiderpo

    2 months ago

    ELLIE IS IN DUBLIN?!?! I LIVE IN DUBLIN WHAT
  45. m3andfamily

    2 months ago

    5:00
  46. lotte V. fanthasya

    2 months ago

    does my friend deliver the sfuf.hes name is math
  47. Twin0654 MSP

    2 months ago

    hi could you shout out my FX instagram it's hcournoyer03
  48. lilinoe coleman

    2 months ago

    **cHOKES** YES
  49. I would be very thankful if you gave my YouTube channel a shout out at gore•gore•gore•makeup137
  50. The videos are truly good I love them. I want to know if you can please make batman pinguino makeup 97 movie please thank you follow me so I love it. hugs and kisses.
  51. Mary Sampson

    2 months ago

    I love Doctor Who and even though you said that the colors were too warm on the mask it still looked fantastic!!!! <3
  52. Nell Grabowski

    2 months ago

    elli and macs your tutorials are so amazing and beautiful, please do a medusa I'd love to see how you make her come to life
  53. Kaitlyn Sahm

    2 months ago

    I would love to see one of Kahlisis dragons done as SFX that would be sick
  54. Duh_its_ Izzy

    2 months ago

    can you give a shout out to nicosfx
  55. Amrei ohne Leben

    2 months ago

    THIS IS SO COOL PLEASE DO MORE DOCTOR WHO THANK YOU BOTH
  56. Meg Olson

    2 months ago

    Hey Ellie and Macs. Well done with this!! I'm in the states and it's usually super late for me when you have your twitch stream.
  57. Kaila Fries

    2 months ago

    6-7 pm
  58. Fabienne Schriek

    2 months ago

    Hey Macs, When you livestream depands on your audience. If you have most views from the USA, 21.00 on a Thursday is shit because it's would be 12:00 over there so most people will be at work or school. Also share the link to the stream on social media's like Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook to give people a headsup. Take a better look at your analitics of the Channel (: Quality of voice overs is good, same background music makes it feel safe and femiliar. Editing and directing are also good. Spread your channel more by commenting on video's of other makeup artist on youtube who do the same like Glam&Gore etc (because of your sub ammount you comment will end up on top and will most likely be pinned down by the owner of the video), do give away's, start doing Q&A's (people like to emotional connect, it builds respect which makes people more likely to want to learn from you) and start to learn about psychlogy (:
  59. lulu Calientez

    2 months ago

    tutorial background music name pls
  60. Death Gun

    2 months ago

    please do the Pale Man from Pan's Labyrinth :3 Thanks
  61. Ebony Whitworth

    2 months ago

    hey you guys should do Reptile from Mortal Kombat. you could get reference from Mortal Kombat X or Mortal Kombat XL
  62. BEST SILENCE TUTORIAL ON THE INTERNET FOR SURE <3
  63. I FUCKING LOVE DR WHO OMFG IVE BEEN WAITING FOR THIS TO HAPPEN FOR SO LONG IM DYING ILY GUYS SOOO MUCH <3<3<3
  64. Zoey Reif

    2 months ago

    Hi Elli & Macs! I have a question about the latex paste. Whenever I try to make prosthetics out of latex paste, it always ends up turning a weird green color with tiny black grainy spots everywhere. I'm using normal liquid latex and normal baking flour, but every time I try, it always ends up that same weird color and texture. I've used both all purpose flour and also self-rising flour to see if there would be a difference, but both ways had the same result. I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong :(
  65. Daniel T

    2 months ago

    Do a white spider man mask.
  66. Jenna G

    2 months ago

    Wait... What was that video about again? 🤔🤔
  67. Ellie Charlotte

    2 months ago

    When the video stared with "we are the silence" it actually really freaked me out 😂😅
  68. Alienkotze

    3 months ago

    That's pretty cool! Maybe you could do Madame Vastra too? That would seriously be amazing! (Sorry my English isn't that good. I'm actually german.)
  69. Kiras FX

    3 months ago

    This is amazing, you should do a ghost rider look from teen wolf the tv show
  70. Yori Yu

    3 months ago

    I am living in germany so same (CET) I would mostly watch a livestream at 9:30pm since I often have to work until 9pm xD
  71. Katiriaa84

    3 months ago

    Hmm...maybe...creepy sexy Boogeywoman? :P
  72. NoTellHotel

    3 months ago

    my ellimorph isn't here yet and im sad lol
  73. Sofia. B

    3 months ago

    Could you try something from TVD? (The Vampire Diaries) maybe like a vampire that's been killed?
  74. KillerKim Colors

    3 months ago

    i didnt look away :O i love doctor who